DETEEMA SPRINGS – HWANGE NATIONAL PARK

Deteema Springs is a small concession area in a well-known northern region of the Hwange National Park. Close to the Deteema dam, the camp is perched on a slight rocky rise above permanent water springs, offering magnificent views of large concentrations of animals, including elephants.

Once a historical picnic site Deteema Springs Camp rests on the shoulder of a small rise dotted with boulders and fringed by teak and mopane forests.  The camp offers views of the seep to one side and the Deteema dam to the other.

With just 8 comfortable ensuite canvas tents, Deteema Springs is part of the Machaba family of camps and offers game drives, walking safaris and birdwatching from a very quiet, remote and unspiolt part of Hwange National Park

LOCATION

The camp is situated on a private concession close to Deteema Dam in the northern region of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe.  Access is via a road transfer from Victoria Falls to Robins (3 hours) and then a game drive to camp which takes around 45 minutes.  If flying it takes around 20 minutes and the nearest airstrip is Robin’s Airstrip.  On arrival you are met and transferred to camp via a game drive which takes around 40 minutes.

CAMP

Deteema Camp has just 8 canvas tents with proper beds and are comfortably furnished with all the facilities of a luxury camp including hot and cold running water and flush toilet. The tents are set on decking and overlook the springs.

The main area is canvas tented on decks overlooking the Deteema Springs offering a fabulous opportunity to just sit and watch the wildlife.  The camp has a swimming pool and there is limited WIFI in camp away from the main area.

Deteema Springs has 220V plug points in all the tents which can be used to charge batteries and sleep apnoea machines but are not suitable for hairdryers and electric shavers.

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ACTIVITIES AND WILDLIFE

Home to over 40,000 elephants, all the big cats and more than 400 species of birds, Hwange National Park offers one of Africa’s top safari experiences.

The area is famous for its large concentrations of animals including elephant. Due to the existence of year round water seeps this area is ideal for walking and game drives producing incredible wildlife sightings.

The seeps of Deteema Springs offer a permanent water source which attracts daily visits by the famous elephant herds of Hwange. Hundreds of plains game are also a common sight as are packs of African wild dogs hunting on the floodplains. At night the air is alive with the calls of lion and leopard.

Game Drives – early morning and sunset game drives which are around 3.5 hours long or enjoy a full day drive with picnic lunch.

Walking Safaris – embark on a guided walk with your ranger as you learn about wildlife, fauna and flora in the area. You normally drive to a good walking area first.

Birding Safaris – Hwange National Park around 420 species of bird on file.

GIVING BACK

Machaba Safaris assists disadvantaged communities close to Hwange National Park. Through thier work with the Mabale village and Hwange Main Camp School Machaba engage in community development including skills development/empowerment and education.

DETEEMA SPRINGS CAMP IS OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND

THE CAMP WELCOMES FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AGED 6 YEARS AND OLDER

PLEASE NOTE THAT CHILDREN UNDER 12 ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN WALKING SAFARIS

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Call +44 1386 830264 or Email [email protected]

Our expert staff are on-hand, happy to assist with any enquiry you have.

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